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Golden Race granted associate membership to NASPL

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Golden Race has been granted associate membership to the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries (NASPL), a regional organisation spanning Canada and the US that facilitates better communication between lottery operators, as well as between lottery operators and gaming vendors. The virtual sports platform provider has joined 52 lottery operators/suppliers in Canada and the US, including IGT, Intralot, …

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William Hill US expands Devils profile with MSG Networks media partnership

William Hill US continues to expand its east coast profile, confirming that it has secured a comprehensive sponsorship arrangement with MSG Networks for the broadcasts of NHL franchise the New Jersey Devils. The bookmaker announces a further ‘groundbreaking sponsorship’ for its expanding east coast operations, which will see its New Jersey betting properties promoted across a mix of in-game integrations, …

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New York Red Bulls may look to win big with betting partnership

It has been reported by the  that MLS franchise, New York Red Bulls are holding talks with betting companies over potentially selling the naming rights to the club’s 25,000 seater stadium.   Since its opening in 2010, the stadium has been named after the club’s primary sponsor Red Bull, however according to a report by the SportsBusiness Journal, the franchise is …

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DraftKings enhances New Jersey footprint

DraftKings has partnered with the Resorts Casino Hotel, the first casino hotel in New Jersey, for the launch of a premium sports betting experience at the venue. The operator has announced that the sports betting venue, which is set to open its doors in at the end of this month is nearing completion, pending approval from the Division of Gaming Enforcement. …

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Kambi strengthens US footprint with Pennsylvania casino partnership

Kambi has unveiled a multi-year agreement with Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, owner of the largest casino gaming complex in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, Parx Casino. The deal will see Kambi provide its sports betting platform, range of managed services and renowned land-based wagering experience to Parx Casino, which will later be complemented by the launch of a Parx-branded online …

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FSB gains Caribbean vision leading PowerPlay expansion

FSB Tech has announced that it has completed its systems upgrade for leading Caribbean sportsbook operator PowerPlay (PowerPlay.com), expanding its new markets profile. Announcing its first Caribbean-centric partnership, FSB becomes the lead online betting and casino platform supplier for PowerPlay, Jamaica’s biggest online sportsbook. In its corporate update, FSB details that it has delivered a tailored betting solution for PowerPlay, …

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New CEO Ashish Patel to guide next “growth phase” for SingleShot

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Former Merrill Lynch Director Ashish Patel has joined SingleShot Entertainment (SSE) – the Nevada-registered entertainment content firm which counts former snooker world champion Neil Robertson amongst its board of directors, as the company’s new CEO. The appointment marks the start of an exciting period for SSE, as it prepares to roll out UpNdown Virtual Golf next month through a partnership …

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Scout Gaming to provide fantasy sports through UK licence

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12 operators holding existing agreements with Scout Gaming can now introduce its DFS services in the UK market after the company secured a licence to provide its fantasy sports solution. The Group’s CEO Andreas Ternström said that it had refused to shy away from the “toughening regulatory environment trend” by securing the B2B licence from the UK Gambling Commission. It …

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Sportech revises 2018 earnings following ‘US strategic shrink’

Having undertaken a group restructure to focus its future operations on US long-term growth opportunities, London-listed wagering and racing systems supplier Sportech Plc has moved to adjust its full-year 2018 forecasts. Updating the market, Sportech governance anticipates that group full-year 2018 EBITDA will be between 5-10% lower than its previous market expectation of £8.5 million. Sportech governance details that corporate …

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Philip Bowcock – Global vision will reshape William Hill

William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock has stated to investors that his tenure will reshape the UK legacy bookmaker into a ‘digitally led and internationally diverse gambling business’. Speaking at the FTSE firm’s ‘Capital Markets Day’, Bowcock outlines the three strategic areas that will drive William Hill’s corporate turnaround, seeking to completely transform the bookmaker by: – Driving digital growth …

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